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    Apr 11, 2018
    Hotel Palacios Del Rio 200 South Alamo Street San Antonio, Texas 78205
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    • What is the Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters? 

      This organization is known as the SOUTHERN FEDERATION OF PROFESSIONAL FIRE FIGHTERS, and was organized February 2, 1995, in Nashville, Tennessee. 

      The purpose of the Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters is to provide the best possible resources, services and communications for Southern Federation affiliates of the IAFF; to develop a united effort and consensus of opinion with regards to our common concerns in the South, with the goal of having a positive effect on the IAFF, its constitution and By-laws, policies and resolutions. 

      The Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters encompasses the IAFF State Associations and Local IAFF affiliates in good standing within the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Dela­ware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.  Associate membership is allowed to any member or affiliate of the IAFF of any state not currently affiliated with the federation and IAFF members at large. 

      The Association holds an Annual Conference in which delegates of the organization attend. The Conference includes educational modules, presentations that assist delegates in accordance with the organization purpose. 

      The 2018 SFPFF Conference will be held in San Antonio, TX and hosted by IAFF Local 624.  The Conference dates are Wednesday, April 11, 2018 thru Friday, April 13, 2018. 

      January 11, 2018

      All Southern Federation of Firefighters State & Local Affiliate Officers:

      In accordance with the Constitution and By-Laws of the Southern Federation of Professional Firefighters I am sending this correspondence in regard to your annual membership and the Annual SFPFF Conference.

      “All Affiliated States and Locals and Associate Members shall pay one dollar ($1.00) per member per year up to one hundred members, but not less than thirty-five dollars ($35) per year for affiliation to the Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters” Forms have been attached to assist you in the remittance of your dues and conference registration.

      Further, this conference will be held in accordance with the Constitution and By-Laws of the Southern Federation of Professional Firefighters. In accordance with the Constitution and By-Laws please be aware of the following:


      All resolutions, submitted by affiliates for consideration at the Conference, shall be received by the Secretary/Treasurer at least thirty (30) days prior to the Conference, and shall be sent to all State and Local affiliates fifteen (15) days prior to the annual Conference of the Federation by the Secretary-Treasurer.  The only exception to this article shall be resolutions to amend the Consti­tution and By-Laws, submitted by the Constitution and By-Laws Committee.


      Late resolutions must be received by 5 PM on the day prior to the start of the Conference, provided the following conditions are met; the affiliated individual or affiliated organization submitting the Late Resolution shall provide the President with sufficient copies for each registered delegate.  The resolution must be accepted by 2/3 majority vote of the delegation present and voting.


      Amendments to the Constitution and By-Laws of the Federation shall be approved by 2/3 majority vote of the delegates present and voting at the Annual Conference, in accordance with the IAFF Constitution and By-Laws.

      Please sign up on our website at www.sfpff.org for updates for the conference.

      On behalf of the Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters, I would like to personally invite you to attend the Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters annual conference in San Antonio, Texas this coming April. It is our hope you will be able to attend and address our delegation.

      Many activities have been planned by our host, the San Antonio Professional Fire Fighters Association IAFF Local 624. Our executive board and committees will meet on Wednesday April 11, 2017 and General Session is set to start that Thursday morning with business concluding late Friday afternoon. We will be hosting several hospitality events Wednesday thru Friday evenings and there will be plenty of networking ongoing through the conference.

      To help you plan your travel, details of some of the events can be found on our website at www.sfpff.org.  The SFPFF will hold our annual Conference, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, April 11-13, 2018. This conference will be hosted by the San Antonio Professional Fire Fighters Association IAFF Local 624. We have secured a room block with affordable options at the Hilton Palacio Del Rio located on the Riverwalk in beautiful downtown San Antonio.

      Group Rates available from:  April 10, 2018 - April 14, 2018
      Pricing:  Starting at $199.00 for Single/Double Occupancy in Deluxe Accommodations. Group Code: SAPF.  Make reservations Online by clicking on the link below:

      Reservation Website for Hilton Palacio Del Rio

      Hotel Palacios Del Rio
      Hotel Direct Line: 210.222.1400
      200 South Alamo Street
      San Antonio, Texas 78205



      San Antonio Professional Fire Fighters Association IAFF Local 624 has established a “Room Block Release Date” March 13, 2018 for Group reservations. After this date, all rooms not guaranteed by deposit, credit card or the Master Account will be released to Hilton Reservations for general sale.

      If you or your staff have questions, please contact SFPFF Secretary Treasurer Tim Dupin directly at 816.516.4964 or via email at tdupin@iaff42.org.

      Please come join us as we celebrate our past and imagine our future.

      In solidarity,

      Tim Dupin, Secretary Treasurer SFPFF

      2018 SFPFF Conference Notice
      2018 SFPFF Tentative Agenda
      2018 SFPFF Conference Registration Form
      2018 SFPFF Membership Form


      What's New at SFPFF

      We're all thinking about our members in Texas and Louisiana who are on the frontlines of Hurricane Harvey helping communities and their citizens knowing their own homes and possessions may be lost.

      The best way you can assist your brothers and sisters is through the IAFF Disaster Relief Fund, which provides short-term, immediate financial assistance to IAFF members affected by major disasters.

      Donate today with a tax deductible contribution online or by texting DISASTER to 50555* to make a $10 donation.

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      Current news directly from IAFF locals, councils, and state/province associations in the US and Canada.

      Local 3169 Hosts CPR & Stop the Bleed Programs
      03/31/18 - IAFF Local 3169
      Professional Firefighters of Marion County will be hosting a FREE CPR and Stop the Bleed programs for the community.  Since the most recent tragedies in Las Vegas your Local 3169 felt it was important to host a free CPR and Stop the Bleed program for our community. Saturday, March 31st from 0800-1600 at the MCSO Multi Purpose Building.
      Honoring Fallen Service Members
      03/23/18 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      Honoring Fallen Service Members
      03/23/18 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      Firefighters and Nurses Top List of Canada’s Respected Professionals
      03/22/18 - International Association of Firefighters Local 1782
      Firefighters and nurses are the only professionals respected by more than nine-in-ten Canadians, a new Canada-wide Insights West poll has found. In the online survey of a representative national sample, 92% of Canadians say they have a positive opinion of firefighters, while 91% feel the same way about nurses. https://insightswest.
      March 20, 2018: Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut Legislative Conference Old Judiciary Room, State Capitol
      03/22/18 - UPFFA
      Local 858 Car Show 6/23!
      03/22/18 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      The 3rd Annual Local 858 Car show is happening on June 23rd @ the Colorado Professional Fire Fighter Center ( 12 Lakeside Lane)!  Food , Drinks, Fun & Raffles ! Free spectator entrance starts at 9am! Show car sign in at 7am  ( $20 entrance ). See flyer for more information .
      Annual Retirement and Awards Banquet
      03/22/18 - IAFF Local 739
      2018 MDA Bowling Event
      03/22/18 - Foxborough Professional Fire Fighters
      The IAFF and MDA have been working together for over 50 years in the fight against Muscular Dystrophy. This year the Foxborough Professional Firefighters Local 2252 will be hosting the 3rd annual Bowl-A-Strike Against Muscular Dystrophy, where local public safety departments will be battling for the top score. Event will be held at Splitsville on April 29, 2018.
      Gina Galetti Scholarship
      03/21/18 - IAFF Local 42
      The Gina Galetti Scholarship is available through the University of Central Missouri Foundation for an active member of Sigma Kappa social sorority, Sigma Phi Epsilon social fraternity, a dependent child living with an IAFF Local 42 member in good standing, a graduate of North Kansas City High School, or a current student pursuing a degree at UCM.
      Union Officer Elections Notice
      03/21/18 - IAFF Local F-102
      All Hands,    A Membership meeting has been scheduled for 21 April 2018 at Crash Station 62 and will commence at 1730 Hours. This will be considered the Elections Meeting for our organization.
      Fawn Hawkinson Is Retiring
      03/21/18 - IAFF Local 21
      County cost of living at almost $90k
      03/21/18 - IAFF Local 3556
      A recent study by the Economic Policy Institute estimates it takes $88,669 annually or $7,389 monthly for a family of four (two adults, two children) to live in El Dorado County. Click to read more.
      100th Anniversary Celebration
      03/21/18 - IAFF Local 42
      03/21/18 - IAFF Local 920
      Great work by Braintree Firefighters (Group 4), March 9, 2018. https://patch.
      MDA Corner Captains
      03/21/18 - IAFF Local 51
      Good evening EPFD, Dates for this year’s MDA have been approved by Chief D’Agostino for May 23rd to May 28th. That gives us approximately 9 weeks to prepare and make this annual event a success. Fire Departments nationwide have been part of MDA for over 60 years.
      2018 Local 1826 MDA Final Boot Drive total
      03/21/18 - IAFF 1826
      To All Local 1826 Members, Please see attachment containing our 2018 Final MDA Boot Drive total, a new record of $185, 207.
      Little Structure Fires
      03/21/18 - IAFF Local 4349
      Boot Drive
      03/21/18 - IAFF Local 4349
      Each year the Local 4349 participate in a Boot Drive to raise money to send burn injured children to camp.  This year, Rancho Santa Fe Firefighters raised over $14,000 for this amazing organization.  Thank you for all who participated.
      PFFA Fundraiser
      03/21/18 - Bossier City Firefighters Association
      PFFALA fundraiser In 2012, the Professional Fire Fighters Association of Louisiana began conducting a telephone fundraiser that currently continues today.
      Cabot Local 4544 10th Annual Charity Bass Tournament
      03/20/18 - Arkansas Professional Fire Fighters Association
      The Cabot Professional Firefighters Assoc. (IAFF Local 4544) is hosting their 10th Annual Charity Bass Tournament SATURDAY, MARCH 31 at Devil's Fork Launch on Greer's Ferry Lake. For information, visit Cabot Firefighters Association Charity Bass Tournament on Facebook @fish4544 or visit www.cabotlocal4544.
      Vassar Avenue Fire
      03/20/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      Only 30 minutes after leaving the house fire on South Chester Circle late Sunday night, South Metro Battalion Chief 61, Engine 61, Medic 61, Medic 611, Tower 32 and Aurora Fire Rescue Battalion 2 & Engine 11 were among multiple units that responded to another house in the 8000 block of East Vassar Avenue.
      Chester Circle Fire
      03/20/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      Just before 9 p.m. on Sunday, Local 2164 members responded to a house fire at 1873 South Chester Circle. First arriving crews encountered dangerous electrical arcing from a transformer and overhead power lines connected to the house. Firefighters were unable to safely operate under the lines until Xcel could de-energize them, so access was made through the backyard fence to fight the fire.
      Country Club Villa Apartment Fire
      03/20/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      On March 17th, 2018 South Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a reported structure fire at the Country Club Villa Apartments, 8823 E. Florida Avenue. Firefighters from Station 61 arrived on scene within minutes and dealt with the situation quickly. One man was examined at the scene, however, no serious injuries were reported.
      Wilkes-Barre Fire Golf Tournament 2018
      03/20/18 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
      Hello Everyone,   My name is Shawn Williams.  I am the President of the Wilkes-Barre Fire Dept. Athletic Association.  We are holding our 29th annual fundraising golf tournament.  I am attaching our golf letter and a donation letter.  We would appreciate any consideration you may give.
      Service for Frank Quintana
      03/20/18 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Services for  Retired Assistant Chief Frank Quintana will be on Friday, April 6th at 11:30 at Mt. Olivet, 12801 W. 44th Ave., with interment immediately following. There will be a reception after at St. Joan of Arc's Catholic Church, 12735 W. 58th Ave. The family requests donations to the Local 858 Charitable Foundation in lieu of flowers.
      3rd Annual Just One Run
      03/20/18 - IAFF Somerville Fire Local 76
      3rd Annual Just One Run -- In Memory of Anthony D. Giurleo Sunday, June 3, 2018 Please join us on Sunday June 3, 2018 at 10:00am for the 3rd Annual Just One Run with a FREE Kids Fun Run at 9:00am. This event will be run in memory of Anthony D.
      Professional Fire Fighters Association of Louisiana Fundraiser
      03/20/18 - PFFA
      Swearing in Ceremony
      03/19/18 - Local 1347
      There will be a swearing in ceremony for the promotions of Captain William Maietta, Lieutenant Ryan Gleason and newly appointed firefighters Mark Fider and Mary Piotrowski. Friday March 23rd, 2018 at 4:00pm The ceremony will be held in the Watertown Savings Bank Room at the Watertown Public Library   All dept members are invited to attend.
      26th Annual Gala Ball - tickets now available!
      03/19/18 - IAFF 323
      March, 2018 - Tickets are now available for the 26th Annual Burnaby Firefighters Charitable Society Gala Ball, presented by Scotiabank: When: Saturday, April 14, 2018; Cocktails at 5:30 pm; Dinner at 7:00 pm.
      Williston Job Posting
      03/19/18 - Professional Fire Fighters of Vermont
      CAREER  FIREFIGHTER / PARAMEDIC The Williston Fire Department, a combination career/call Department located in Chittenden County, Vermont, has four (4) full-time openings for the position of Career Firefighter/Paramedic.  These are vacant positions with a July 9, 2018 start date.
      Springfield fire kills 3, injures 4 as people jump to safety
      03/18/18 - IAFF Local 648
      Salmon Slam
      03/18/18 - Franklin Park Firefighters
      A. Michael Mullane Symposium Registration
      03/18/18 - Boston Fire Fighters
      Crump Conquering Cancer 5k
      03/17/18 - Arkansas Professional Fire Fighters Association
      Campden Place Fire
      03/16/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      At 5 p.m. on Friday afternoon Local 2164 and 2086 members responded to a residential structure fire on Campden Place in Castle Pines. Initially there was no smoke visible on arrival, and then a working fire was discovered on the first floor burning through the exterior wall. Firefighters advanced attack lines inside and quickly controlled the fire.
      Mountain Democrat
      03/16/18 - IAFF Local 3556
      Firefighters host life-saving course. Click to see the whole article.
      IAFF 7th District New Fire Fighter Conference
      03/16/18 - IAFF 7th District
      The office of the 7th District VP is happy to announce the IAFF 7th District New Member Conference is scheduled.  It will be held on May 16-18, 2018 (reception on the evening of the 15th) at the Kennewick, Washington Red Lion.
      St Paddy's Day Parade
      03/16/18 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Tomorrow is the big day, like Christmas for the Irish and wanna be Irish.  If you would like to meet and march in the parade, meet us in Coors Field Lot A between 8:30-9am and look for the 858 Anitque rig and DFD Rigs.  If you are a PROBY come on out, show in force, let's make the DFD look good, remeber to wear your Class A with hat.
      L4890 Montgomery Twp. Fundraiser
      03/16/18 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
      Brothers and Sisters:   L4890 Montgomery Twp. Will be hosting their 3rd Annual Bocce Tournament Fundraiser. Sponsorship and team openings are still available for this June 9, 2018 event.   Please see the attached documents or follow the link below for more information. https://www.facebook.
      Reynolds Drive Brush Fire
      03/15/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      At 1:45 p.m. on Thursday, March 15, 2018, South Metro Dispatchers received several 911 reports of a large brush fire along the railroad tracks near Highway 85 and Airport Road in Douglas County. First arriving Engine and Brush 40 found a slow moving brush fire threatening trailers behind 7374 Reynolds Drive.
      Raise a glass
      03/15/18 - Longmont Professional Fire Fighters Association - IAFF Local 1806
      Raise a glass in memory of Shane Deines @ Berthoud Brewing Company.  March 25th 1200-1700.
      Stop the Bleed Campaign Classes
      03/15/18 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
      Please check back periodically as new classes will be added when they become available.  Search for a class: https://cms.bleedingcontrol.org/Class/Search Instructor Portal: https://cms.bleedingcontrol.
      2018 Local 1826 Election
      03/15/18 - IAFF 1826
      To all Local 1826 Members, The 2018 Election for the position of Vice President has three candidates; (alphabetical) Bryan Alexander Henry Garcia James Hagie Election times and places: 1. April 23rd, 2018 (Monday), Positano Place at Naples Clubhouse, 12910 Positano Circle, Naples, Fl. 34105. Polls open from 8:00Am-noon. 2.
      FF Kevin Walsh Retires
      03/14/18 - IAFF Local 739
      Firefighter Kevin Walsh Retires The officers and members of Lynn Local 739 wish to congratulate Firefighter Kevin Walsh of C-4 Aide on his retirement.  Walshy, may you enjoy a long and healthy retirement.
      Cancer and why we fight
      03/14/18 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
      please watch http://www.fox25boston.
      City and County Chapter Informational Meetings Scheduled for March 22, 2018
      03/14/18 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
      City and County Chapter Informational Meetings Scheduled for March 22, 2018 City and County Chapter Informational Meetings are scheduled for March 22, 2018 at the Union Hall. The purpose of these meetings will be to discuss concerns, answer questions and accept recommendations for upcoming Collective Bargaining negotiations.
      2018 Elk's Firefighter of the Year
      03/14/18 - Hamden Professional Firefighters
      Local 2687 would like to congratulate Captain Hugh O'Callaghan on receiving the Hamden Elk's Firefighter of the Year Award! Hugh was honored during a ceremony on Saturday, March 10th. Congratulations on this well deserved honor.
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